Vitamin D tests at pharmacies – a new convenient service
- At: 2017 FIP Congress in Stockholm (Sweden)
- Type: Poster
- By: ROHBRANDT, Louise (Aarhus Loeve Pharmacy, Egaa, Denmark)
- Co-author(s): Louise Nordestgaard Rohbrandt: Aarhus Loeve, Pharmacy, Aarhus, Denmark
Kerly Marie Servilieri: Vejlby , Pharmacy, Aarhus, Denmark
Panthea Bahrami: Hammel Frijsenborg, Pharmacy, Hammel, Denmark
Sara Rasmussen: Himmelbjerg , Pharmacy, Silkeborg, Denmark
Birgit Vig: Sct. Lukas, Pharmacy, Aarhus, Denmark
Earlier it was possible to get a vitamin D test at the GPs in Denmark. However, due to growing public health insurance expenses, it was decided that the GPs do not test patients’ vitamin D level unless they show symptoms on vitamin D deficiency. This is a problem because patients can have vitamin D deficiency without symptoms.
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